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Stupak-Pitts: Trampling on Faith and Conscience

The Stupak Amendment isn’t only about trampling on women’s rights and lives, as devastating as that is. It’s also about trampling on their faith and conscience.

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Harkin: Stupak Amendment A Slippery Slope

Stupak-Pitts is a slippery slope: For example, every health insurance company in America could now lose some of its tax benefits. And you could just say that anybody that got a federal loan for housing could not get an abortion.

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Midwestern Health Advocates Speak Out on Stupak-Pitts

Pro-choice advocates abided by an agreement not to seek changes to the Hyde Amendment in health reform. Anti-choice factions broke their end of the bargain.

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Reproductive Health Professionals Alarmed by House Version of Health Care Reform, Call on Congress to Remove It

Today, the Association of Reproductive Health Professionals called on Congress to remove the Stupak Amendment from the rinal version of the House health reform bill.

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“We’ve Got Your Back” Campaign Launches on Daily Kos

Daily Kos contributor “Adam B” has launched an effort to show vulnerable pro-choice Dems “we’ve got your back.”

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The Reaction To Stupak: What’s Really Pissing Me Off

“Irrational.” “Hypersensitive.” “Hysterical.” The tone of comments on Daily Kos around the abomination known as the Stupak-Pitts Amendment is: “Calm down, little lady. Get real. Be adults. Doncha know how politics really works?”

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Dear Mr. President: Abortion Is Part of Health Care

Today, President Obama repeated one of the most tired excuses the Democratic party has to its failure to be truly pro-choice. The famous “This is a health care bill, not an abortion bill” excuse. Mr. President: Abortion is health care. It’s women’s health care. And we need you to say that.

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(VIDEO) With Friends Like This… McCaskill Says Stupak Amendment Not That Bad

Is a Senator who says she’s pro-choice short-circuiting efforts to beat the Stupak Amendment in the Senate by conceding the point less than 48 hours after the disastrous vote in the House on this amendment? Is she signaling for the White House?

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Will the Stupak Amendment Affect Insurance Coverage for Miscarriages? I Think So

By banning private insurers in the public exchange from covering “abortion services,” the Stupak Amendment will affect women with incomplete miscarriages. Like the one I faced last month.

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Why The Stupak Amendment Is A Monumental Setback

The Stupak Amendment potentially goes farther than any other federal law to restrict women’s access to abortion. The claim that it only bars federal funding for abortions is simply false.

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